Grief at the Beauty Bar

Grief at the Beauty Bar

Today’s post is from Leela Vox*, author and poet. She offers poignant thoughts for women entering the autumn of life. Grief at the Beauty Bar acknowledges that most women would prefer to stay youthful-looking decades beyond their 50s and 60s. If honest, we’d admit...

From the Chaos of Global Grief to the Calm of Connection

The coronavirus has changed the world permanently. Our world as we knew it is gone. So many things and ways of life are gone. We know that loss is a natural part of life. We also know that grief is a universal part of loss. Grief turns our world upside down. Grief is...

The Space: Where We Deal with Inevitable Loss

Dear Community, This post is by guest author, Susan Schoenbeck, MSN, RN. Today she talks about the space where we deal with loss and how to moderate it. I met Susan through the NW Association of Death Education and Bereavement in 2014. Her writings are full of gentle...

Are You Rushing Out the Door to Avoid Pain of Loss?

We live in a culture of rushing. Passing through life without recognizing and acknowledging transitions causing pain or loss. Whenever we leave one place for another, even if it’s a positive move, we feel loss. Recognize it. Acknowledge it. There’s grief in moving On...

Moving Forward

My Dear Community, Our guest blogger this week is my nephew, David.  He sent me this as an email on Easter Sunday after listening to a podcast. The speaker, Nora McInery, made him think about his own grief journey; the difference between closure, moving on, and moving...